Category Archive: Top Five

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Top 5 Picks for Summer

Memorial Day has come and gone, today is the first day of June, and summer is well on its way.  In addition to breaking out the hats, sunglasses, flip flops, and a cool drink, here are my top picks for things to help you enjoy this warm and travel-filled season. 1. Neutrogena Sunblock We all know …

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Top 5 Picks for Iowa

Even though Nebraska is where I was born and raised, my husband and I spend the last few years living in Iowa just before we moved to the East Coast.  We lived near the capitol city of Des Moines and were amazed at all of the events and wonderful lifestyle opportunities it provided.  So, in …

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Top 5 Picks for Beautiful Nebraska

As you may know, I was born and raised in the Midwest.  I hold a dear place in my heart for beautiful Nebraska.  Although our many moves and travels are always fun and adventurous and we are loving the East Coast, lately I’ve been thinking about my hometown.  So this week’s Top 5 is all …

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Top 5 Websites for Moms

This week, in honor of our moms, the Top 5 is dedicated to sites that they will hopefully enjoy and find very useful.  Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 13th.  So, if you have not already finished your shopping check out the previous post for last-minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas.  Since I am so fortunate …

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Top 5 for Cinco de Mayo

It’s time to prepare for a fiesta this weekend.  If you need a reason to kickback, have some fun, and invite over the crew for great food and drinks, it’s Cinco de Mayo!  I love Mexican food, the culture, and festivities.  Here are some of my favorites: 1. Horchata I was blessed to grow up in …

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Top 5 for Sewing and Quilting

Recently, I finished my first sewing project in anticipation of our baby girl due in August. As with any task, the right tools can make all the difference.  This week’s Top 5 list is made up of the items and resources that I have found to be most helpful as a beginner seamstress and quilter. 1. Brother Machines …

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Top 5 for the Week, April 20, 2012

Twisted Sifter, History of Everything, My Fave, Paper Sculptures, and a McCartney Video 1. Twisted Sifter The main goals for Twisted Sifter are straight forward: 1. Provide content that is interesting, creative, or funny 2. Use BIG pictures whenever possible and 3. Keep readers up-to-date with what’s popular online.  It is no wonder this is one of my …

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Top 5 for the First Half of Pregnancy

As mentioned in the last post, we are finally expecting our first child, and I am just over halfway through the pregnancy.  Many of us know there are several essential items that one must have to successfully conquer the first few months.  There are more than 5 individual items today, but I have grouped them …

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Top 5 for Spring and Easter

This is one of my favorite times of the year.  Everywhere we go flowers and trees are blooming, the fashion industry is breaking out the bright, fresh colors, and the weather is warming up.  To help celebrate the season and blessed holiday, here are my top 5 picks. 1. Daily Bible All throughout the year, …

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Top 5 Picks for the Kitchen

As I continue on with my exploration of the culinary arts and finding my inner chef, I am thankful for all of the wonderful advancements in cooking technology.  This is a quick list of my top 5 picks to help out in the kitchen. 1. Electric Kettle You may find this one a little unusual, especially …

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